Orkney Library & Archive
Orkney Islands Council
Orkney Islands Council – Main web pages
Orkney Islands Council: Education & Learning
School Contact Information – contact details for all schools in Orkney
School Placing Requests
OIC Facebook – general council news and information, including barrier closures
OIC Twitter – for alerts on barrier and adverse weather school closures
School Transport – Latest information on adverse weather school closures or transport issues
Childline (Bullying) – contains information for parents and children on varying forms of bullying and provides help for parents and children who are affected by bullying.
Respect Me – Scotland’s anti-bullying service.
Education Scotland – provides information and advice for parents as well as support and resources for education in Scotland
Scottish Qualifications Authority
HMIe – Inspection & Review – parents can access school and local authority inspection reports and find out more about the work of Education Scotland.
Scottish Schools Online – find out about individual schools. They can choose a school and select what type of information they need such as Education Scotland reports, exam results, stay on rates and free school meal entitlement.
Skills Development Scotland
My World of Work
My World of Work is Scotland’s careers information and advice web service.
At school and right through to retirement, My World of Work helps you with up-to-date information, advice and tools when you need it most:
• Subject choices – understand your strengths and make better choices about your subject choices and future career
• Leaving school – find a career that interests you and understand the skills you need to get the job you want
• Exam results – straight into a job or onto further learning? Whatever your grades find help in planning your next steps
• Preparing for a job – discover Scotland’s industries, search for jobs, build your CV and practice for interviews
• Modern Apprenticeships – why not earn as you learn? Find out what apprenticeships are available in Scotland and how they work
Get the help you need for the career you want.
My World of Work is delivered by Skills Development Scotland, the national skills body which supports the people and businesses of Scotland.